SkyTeam named 2006 Best Airline Alliance for second consecutive year29 January 2007
For the second consecutive year, SkyTeam was named the 2006 Best Airline Alliance by Global Traveler Magazine. Selected by the magazineâ€™s readers in an annual readerâ€™s survey, Global Traveler cited the addition of Aeroflot and pending addition of China Southern Airlines to the alliance as key factors for receiving this recognition. SkyTeam was recognized at a luncheon in New York on Tuesday. Accepting the award on behalf of the alliance was Nathaniel Pieper, SkyTeam Steering Committee vice chairman and vice president-alliances, Northwest Airlines.